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Noun Concept
Categories: Business terms, Education reform, Standards-based education, School terminology
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busywork  make-work  busy work  Busy-Work  Mrs. Dukewits
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Active work of little value WordNet 3.0
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Active work of little value WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
Busy work is an activity that is undertaken to pass time and stay busy but in and of itself has little or no actual value. Wikipedia
work that creates only an illusion of value Wikidata
Work or activity performed with the intention or result of occupying time, and not necessarily to accomplish something productive; routine work of low priority undertaken for the sake of avoiding idleness. Wiktionary
Activity performed for occupying time. Wiktionary (translation)
An activity or task assigned or undertaken for the sake of activity or busy-ness, rather than because of a particular need. Wiktionary
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While he was waiting he filled the days with busywork WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
Until we have a system clearly established, entering more data is just busy work. Wiktionary
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